Be Prepared

Written and Illustrated by Vera Brosgol

All Vera wants to do is fit in but that's not easy for a Russian girl in the suburbs. Her friends live in fancy houses and their parents can afford to send them to the best summer camps. Vera's single mother can't afford that sort of luxury, but there's one summer camp in her price range, Russian summer camp. Vera is sure she's found the one place she can fit in, but camp is far from what she imagined. And nothing could prepare her for all the 'cool girl' drama, endless Russian history lessons, and outhouses straight out of nightmares!

Age Range 9 - 13 years
Copyright Year
Page Count
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Grade Level 4th - 8th
Lexile 360